The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2014 is the first test event of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games and will take place from 2-9 August from the Marina da Gloria.
With 324 athletes from 34 nations, racing in 215 boats, it is set to be the largest Olympic classes sailing competition ever held in Brazil. Aquece Rio is the first of two test events with the second following in 2015, provisionally scheduled for 12-22 August.
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28 July 2014 19:39 GMT